The CMS plans to tweak, not trash, its hospital star-rating methodology, a senior agency official told Modern Healthcare.
CMS' hospital star-ratings system changes will be modest
The agency couldn't yet disclose specific changes to the methodology because it's still eliciting feedback from stakeholders and experts, but the CMS official said the changes will likely involve finding a way to mitigate the impact that changes to measures have on hospitals' overall ratings.
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